Genetic foundations of human intelligence

@article{Deary2009GeneticFO,
  title={Genetic foundations of human intelligence},
  author={Ian J. Deary and Wendy Johnson and Lorna M. Houlihan},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2009},
  volume={126},
  pages={215-232}
}
Individual differences in intelligence (cognitive abilities) are a prominent aspect of human psychology, and play a substantial role in influencing important life outcomes. Their phenotypic structure—as described by the science of psychometrics—is well understood and well replicated. Approximately half of the variance in a broad range of cognitive abilities is accounted by a general cognitive factor (g), small proportions of cognitive variance are caused by separable broad domains of mental… Expand
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